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Unconditional Parenting – Alfie Kohn [259]
January 12, 2021

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What do children need most? Unconditional love. Most of us can agree on that, yet we often don’t even realize the ways in which we are conditional with our parenting, which is not only bad for kids, it’s deeply counterproductive! Author and peaceful parenting leader,  Alfie Kohn gives insights into our own assumptions and intentions for our kids.

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  1. We are trained by society to be conditional in our parenting.
  2. Punishments & rewards lead to more manipulative, self-interested kids.
  3. Time out is the ultimate in conditional parenting.

Kohn is the author of 14 books on education, parenting, and human behavior, including Unconditional Parenting and Punished by Rewards. He lives in the Boston area and can be found at alfiekohn.org.

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